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New routes to diagnosis data suggests quality of life improvements for people with a brain tumour

New data shows that the proportion of people receiving a brain tumour diagnosis following emergency admission is decreasing, whilst diagnosis following a GP referral is up.

 

Charts - Health Data Insight CIC, 17th January 2018, http://data.healthdatainsight.org.uk/apps/routes_to_diagnosis/
 Data - Public Health England's National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS)
 

 

This is encouraging news, as whilst this may not have any impact on survival (in fact it may create a l


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Brain tumour patients set to benefit from massive research funding boost

Welcome news today as Cancer Research UK announce a £45 million boost in brain tumour research funding. The funding will come from the Department of Health and Social Care and Cancer Research UK. The funding will be invested throught he National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) over the next five years with the aim of doubling this once new high-quality research proposals become available. You can read the full announcement here:

 

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-news/press-release/2018-02-22-patients-to-benefit-from-new-brain-cancer-research-funding-boost

 

Helen Bulbeck, brainstrust co-founder and Director of Services and Policy says, "This is a step change for the whole brain tumour community, and represents a milestone for all of us who have been involved in encouraging further investment into this 'forgotten cancer'. Furthermore, this is the right level of investment, being delivered the right way through existing...


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